Archive for June, 2014

Catching Up

I’m still catching up from a long weekend of referring at the NABJJF LA Open.  A big thanks goes out to Paul for giving me ride out and a place to crash, much appreciated. The 17 hours of reffing over two days was relatively uneventful.  I had one coach really give me the business wishing [...]

A Messed Up Model

I remember getting a model car as a kid and trying to put all the pieces in the right place to match the picture.  I had the right glue, the right paint color, all the pieces were in the box, but when my model car was finished it looked far from perfect. This week has [...]

Leslie’s B Day

Today is my fiancées birthday, we did what any other Jiu Jitsu couple would do, go to the gym in the morning and then go to the gym in the evening.  Birthdays are a good day to express your appreciation for someone.  I am so lucky to have Leslie in my life, she makes my [...]

The Bebes

Leslie and I taught a private lesson to Dylan Bebee tonight.  Dylan is a 10 year old kid from our gym with a lot of energy a large personality.  Tonight he grasped all the techniques so well, I was very impressed.  I really enjoy teaching my knowledge in Jiu Jitsu to people that are eager [...]

Worlds 2014

Another one in the books!  The IBJJF World Championships kicks off every summer with an intense weekend of Jiu Jitsu, and I make an effort at everyone of them.  This year, like last year, I worked as a score keeper to be able to afford the trip.  As a score keeper you work a 12 hour days [...]